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10/25/2019

Amendment Proposed to Bill Requiring Photos on SNAP Cards

The sponsor of Senate Bill 165, which would require photos to be added to SNAP EBT cards, has proposed an amendment that would give additional time for implementation if the bill passes.

10/11/2019

Ohio Launches TechCred Program

Lt. Governor Jon Husted has announced the launch of TechCred - a program that reimburses eligible employers training costs for incumbent and prospective employees to earn a microcredential.

10/11/2019

Request for Comments on Affordable Child Care

We encourage members to take a look at this request from the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) seeking input on strategies to improve access to high quality, affordable child care in the U.S.

08/30/2019

Educational Materials from the Attorney General

The Attorney General’s Elder Justice Unit has released new resources that counties may find helpful when talking about elder abuse in their community.

08/30/2019

Launch of the New Student Wellness Program

Ohio’s recently passed state budget invests $675 million to help districts and schools support their students’ academic achievement through mental health counseling, wraparound services, mentoring and after-school programs.

08/16/2019

By the Numbers: Census 2020

The outcome of the census will have a profound impact on many facets of our work.

07/20/2019

Governor DeWine Signs State Budget Bill

The legislature sent an agreed upon budget to the governor late last Wednesday night.

07/20/2019

92 Farmers’ Markets Now Accept SNAP Cards

SNAP recipients living near farmers’ markets should have received notification letters explaining the program.

06/24/2019

Ohio Counties Are Seeing Seniors Outnumber Youth

Census population estimates show 13 of Ohio’s 88 counties already had more people of retirement age in 2018 than they had children.